Use the Interactive Meat Case to learn more about the variety of nutritious and satisfying beef cuts available, plus find cut descriptions, recipes, cooking tips and much more at the Beef Checkoff web site.
While at the BeefCheckoff web site, click on the Recipes page to learn more about cooking with beef.
Matching the correct beef cut to the appropriate cooking method is the key to moist, juicy, flavorful beef.
How to match beef cuts to the appropriate cooking method.
There are beef choices to satisfy all tastes, schedules, and budgets. But choosing the right cut can be confusing. Knowing what to look for when buying beef and how to read the label will help you make wise choices for your meals.
Thanks to industry efforts, today’s beef cuts are more standardized. Labeling is improved, and there is more nutrition and cooking information available at the point of sale.
Beef not only tastes great, it’s naturally nutrient-rich and easily fits into a healthful diet.
Beef is just like most other foods that contain fat --- it has various amounts of saturated fat, monounsaturated fat, and polyunsaturated fat. Half of the fatty acids in lean beef are monounsaturated, the same heart-healthy type found in olive oil.